A biopic on the iconic Grace Jones is slated for a 2017 release, according to Okay Player.
Grace Jones – The Musical of My Life, as the project is named, is the first feature film on the professional and personal life of Grace Jones, and has been described as an observational portrait that will combine personal footage with staged musical sequences to give an up-close-and-personal narrative about the the multi-talented entertainer.
Sophie Fiennes has been pegged as director for the film, which will be distributed throughout the UK in 2017 via Picturehouse Entertainment.
There have always been black women who embraced themselves (and their hair) just as they were, even when in wasn’t deemed “fashionable” to do so.
The 1980s were graced by a quite of few of these women; women who showed up on the big and small screen rocking their natural hair; among them, even some little Queens-in-training. Here are 6 women (one of them wasn’t yet a woman at the time) who proudly wore their natural hair in the 1980s.